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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-28-2014, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Smarty-pants
I probably use my index finger more that way too,...

I probably use my index finger more that way too, but going from the previous comment about using the thumb,
I tried it that way and it was ok. It's even easier with the index finger actually.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-28-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 96,690
Posted By Smarty-pants
^^ Well I must have gigantic hands since I can...

^^ Well I must have gigantic hands since I can easily reach the top buttons on the remote with index finder nestled in the notch on the bottom.
The power button is a bit of a stretch, but I can...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-28-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 96,690
Posted By Smarty-pants
^LOL, I don't think I have ever heard anyone...

^LOL, I don't think I have ever heard anyone complain about the location on the volume buttons.
With remote in hand, it's easy and natural to just hit them with your thumb.
However, accidentally...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6,106
Views: 486,900
Posted By Smarty-pants
No, using coax for audio will not have any effect...

No, using coax for audio will not have any effect on the video portion of your playback material.
However, do realize that you will not be able to take full advantage of things like SACD and...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 24,423
Posted By Smarty-pants
Assuming you have the proper software setup in...

Assuming you have the proper software setup in your PC, you simply just need to connect a USB-A=>USB-B cable to the
asynchronous USB input on the back of the HA-1.
SEE PAGE 12 OF THE MANUAL...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27,381
Views: 3,211,726
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ A slight variation in volume can definitely...

^ A slight variation in volume can definitely give that placebo effect.
The only difference between them should be that with lpcm, the player is decoding the bits, and with bitstream, the receiver...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27,381
Views: 3,211,726
Posted By Smarty-pants
I seriously doubt that's going to happen since...

I seriously doubt that's going to happen since there's really no need for it.
Why not just use lpcm all the time? There no difference in audio quality.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-24-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12,092
Views: 990,344
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Thank you party pooper :p Merry Christmas! :D

^ Thank you party pooper :p Merry Christmas! :D
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-23-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 27,381
Views: 3,211,726
Posted By Smarty-pants
No. The player is not capable of outputting 2...

No. The player is not capable of outputting 2 different distinct resolutions (aside from "Source Direct")
The 1080p/24 setting is to determine the frame rate of 24p vs 60p, but does not override the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12,092
Views: 990,344
Posted By Smarty-pants
Yes you are correct, and you want to avoid...

Yes you are correct, and you want to avoid putting the channel trims in the "+" range if possible to avoid potential clipping.
So, adjust them to level the output from speaker to speaker while...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11,329
Views: 1,394,870
Posted By Smarty-pants
^I doubt that the player is at fault. More than...

^I doubt that the player is at fault. More than likely it's something else causing the clipping.
To be sure you are getting the best performance from the player, make sure the firmware is up to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27,381
Views: 3,211,726
Posted By Smarty-pants
This was already confirmed above in post #27333...

This was already confirmed above in post #27333 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/149-blu-ray-players/1291855-official-oppo-bdp-93-owner-s-thread-274.html#post29902042). ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,106
Views: 486,900
Posted By Smarty-pants
Not necessary. Only power off any/all devices...

Not necessary. Only power off any/all devices using wired and wireless networking.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23,135
Views: 2,627,136
Posted By Smarty-pants
^Sounds complicated and unnecessary to me. If...

^Sounds complicated and unnecessary to me.
If you have the X4000, why even use the 805?
If you are thinking the amp section of the 805 is better, it probably is,
but not to the point you would...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11,329
Views: 1,394,870
Posted By Smarty-pants
The actual issue is not with Dolby Atmos. The...

The actual issue is not with Dolby Atmos.
The issue, which has been around for a long time now, is with soundtracks that feature Dolby TrueHD and seamless branching.
Since Dolby Atmos uses TrueHD...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,106
Views: 486,900
Posted By Smarty-pants
http://everythingaudionetwork.blogspot.com/2013/04...

http://everythingaudionetwork.blogspot.com/2013/04/audiophile-review-hdmi-de-embedder.html
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6,106
Views: 486,900
Posted By Smarty-pants
^As Bill said, if you are using the HDMI...

^As Bill said, if you are using the HDMI connection for your CD listening, then the 103(D) would be fine.
If you are going to use the analog output, thus using the internal DAC, I would highly...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6,106
Views: 486,900
Posted By Smarty-pants
You can easily make your own cheater cable, as...

You can easily make your own cheater cable, as long as the female end is of the type you need and you aren't ruining some expensive cable.
Just get a cheap power cable and take a pair of pliers and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40,091
Views: 4,963,330
Posted By Smarty-pants
You do know there is a new firmware that fixes...

You do know there is a new firmware that fixes that, right?...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 40,091
Views: 4,963,330
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ You're welcome :p

^ You're welcome :p
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 40,091
Views: 4,963,330
Posted By Smarty-pants
and if you continue to do nothing about it, then...

and if you continue to do nothing about it, then it will probably keep doing the same thing ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23,135
Views: 2,627,136
Posted By Smarty-pants
In order to have the receiver decode the TrueHD...

In order to have the receiver decode the TrueHD audio, the player must be sending bitstream audio.
I don't have a PS3 so I don't know if perhaps maybe the PS3 might not have the ability to do that....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-13-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10,037
Views: 852,864
Posted By Smarty-pants
Get yourself a good calibration disc. They even...

Get yourself a good calibration disc. They even make some specifically for 3D.
(The S&M one that Oppo sells is a very good one for all your calibration needs.)
Then calibrate one of the pre-sets...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 40,091
Views: 4,963,330
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ dlh0310, you might still be in for a long wait....

^ dlh0310, you might still be in for a long wait.
Oppo's next disc player will most likely be a native 4k player, and the BDA just keeps dragging their feet longer and longer before
releasing the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-12-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12,092
Views: 990,344
Posted By Smarty-pants
^You have to go into the menu to turn off hdmi...

^You have to go into the menu to turn off hdmi audio.
It isn't something most people would need to do on the fly. Usually a set it and forget it setting.
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